Regional UNHCR Representative reports on refugee situation in Argentina



This document records a conversation with the Regional Representative for the UNHCR, Robert Muller, regarding the situation of refugees in Argentina since the military coup in March 1976. Muller reports that high-profile cases including the death of Uruguayan exiles Gutierrez Ruiz and Zelmar Michelini and former Bolivian President Torres have raised alarm among the exile community in Argentina. He mentions the potential operation of Paraguayan security forces in Argentina against opponents of the Paraguayan military regime.